Skip to main content

About your Search

Today 4
( more )
CNN 10
( more )
English 169
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 171 (some duplicates have been removed)
solidarity with the u.s. and eu following the latest u.n. resolution. japan's new sanctions will likely include tighter monitoring of financial transactions with iran and targeting more businesses for an asset freeze. a draft of the new penalties is expected by the end of next month. >>> the united states says its ambassador to japan, john roos, will attend a ceremony marking the 1945 atomic bombing of hiroshima. ambassador roos will be the first u.s. official to attend the memorial. >> ambassador john roos will represent the united states at the august 6 hiroshima peace memorial to express respect for all of the victims of world war ii. >> assistant secretary of state philip crowley said the u.s. government thought the ambassador's attendance was the right thing to do. hiroshima has been inviting all countries with nuclear weapons to attend the ceremony since 1998. but the united states had not accepted the invitation. in an interview with nhk last november president barack obama said he wants to visit hiroshima and nagasaki during his presidency. but observers say many people in the u
and expertise in a range of industries. what can we do for you? >> and now "bbc world news." >> at the u.s. steps up efforts to find those behind a leak of military secrets. presidents karzai say it puts afghan formants in danger. >> we consider that concern -- we consider that extremely irresponsible. >> the british prime minister and his trip to india defending his comments about pakistan's record on tackling terrorism. we report from the heart of the terrorist threat -- a town plagued by suicide bombings. >> people tell us is important that we should not say -- should not stay in any one place for about 20 minutes for our own safety. it has become one of the most dangerous places in pakistan. >> welcome to "bbc world news" broadcast on pbs in america and also around the globe. coming up later for you -- a french woman admits killing eight of her newborn babies, trying to hide the births from her husband. and the new starlet of indian cinema with a famous father talks about turning jane austen and to a bollywood blockbuster. >> in the first afghan government reaction to the wikileaks inv
be on his orders. he also condemned the leak of u.s. military documents, revealing names of afghans working to defeat the taliban. >> they are lives, and those lives could be endangered. therefore, we consider that extremely irresponsible, and an act we cannot overlook. >> is this the fine line between diplomacy and honesty? david cameron defense of remorse about pakistan on his trip to india. the heat is on for arizona, the court ruling blocks of the new laws against immigration. warning about historical the low levels of plankton, feeding into the climate debate. hello, and welcome. the afghan president, karzai, is pulling no punches. he has urged the u.s.-led allies to take stronger actions about terrorist sanctuary's beyond his orders -- in clear reference to pakistan. only the international committee was capable of actually doing something about it, he said. he also condemned the recent leak of u.s. military documents. >> the afghan government has been cautious until now about commenting, since the avalanche of material appeared on the website this week by wikileaks. those of publish t
at pakistan. she talks to pakistan's u.s. ambassador about the airliner crash that killed 152 people, and she examines u.s./pakistani relations after the leak of thousands of secret military documents. >> ifill: we ask environmental engineer nancy kinner to track what's happened to the oil in the water. 100 days after the gulf disaster. >> lehrer: and spencer michels tells the story of a one-man mission to help clean up the oil in louisiana. >> a private individual has taken it upon himself to try to protect the barrier islands in the gulf of mexico. >> lehrer: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> this is the engine that zero emission technologies to breathing a little easier, while taking 4.6 million truckloads off the road every year. bnsf, the engine that connects us. and the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public
of industries. of what can we do for you? >> and now "bbc world news." >> u.s. allies have taken -- u.s. and allies have taken stronger action against terrorists. a woman admits killing eight of her newborn babies trying to hide it from her husband. welcome to "bbc world news." >> u.s. forces depend daily on information from afghan civilians as they try to defeat the taliban in afghanistan. some might give him information openly come others, more secure the as spies. but none expect their names to be published on the internet. the dossier expose this week includes names, addresses and father's name is, in direct contradiction to the claims that they have withheld documents that might risk lives. the afghan government has been cautious until now about commenting on the avalanche of information that appeared on line. but president karzai had been particularly shocked by the way the name of informants had been left in. >> these names were put into these documents without been blacked out. to put this, indeed, is extremely irresponsible and -- >> this, indeed, is extremely irresponsible and
in the u.s. house. >> military experts tell us that it could take up to 10 more years to achieve an acceptable outcome in afghanistan. we have already been there for nine years. i believe that it is too high of a price to take -- toay. for those that say we must pay it because we are going after al qaeda, afghanistan is where al qaeda used to beat off. today there are fewer than 100 al qaeda in afghanistan, which was confirmed last night -- last month by the cia chief. they have relocated to other countries and regions. i yield myself an addional minute. i have the utmost respect for our troops, who have done everything asked of them. but they are being let down by the inability of the government of afghanistan and in some instances, pakistan, to do their part. i would be willing to support additional war funding provided that congress would vote, up or down, explicitly on whether or not to continue this policy after a new national intelligence estimate is produced. absent that discipline, i cannot but my constituentsin the eye to say that this operation will hurt our enemies mor
livable. i also wanted to move this project for another reason, which is important to u.s. dot. that reason is we are involving a number of small and disadvantaged businesses, a key goal of u.s. dot. you see the new equipment here. that is simply because of the investment small businesses are able to make because of the recovery act. it is critical that small business is also a part of -- not just sharing in the economy -- by helping us to recover from an economic standpoint. let me close with a few words about our main priority as u.s. dot, and that is safety. we have many projects across the country that are underway and we need to be extra careful when driving through work zones. we want to make sure that men and women building the infrastructure are safe, and that is important for all of us. i would ask you to please keep that in mind. whenever you are behind the wheel, please turn off your cell phone and pay attention to your driving. i were transportation secretary ray lahood is leading a national effort to bring attention to the dangerous act of talking while driving. in
of the latino presence in the u.s. by producing a film, a book, and a website. what's very interesting is that you still see mr. gonzalez in the mission talking to young people, speaking in english and in spanish, or sometimes he doesn't talk that much. he listens. and so he is absolutely a hero for the latino community. thank you very much. juan gonzalez. [applause] >> the next award goes to march sella medina. she is a former vice president and manager of some businesses. she has acquired more than 25 years of experience in the broadcasting and entertainment industries including work in the u.s. hispanic market and broadcasting industry. the u.s. english-speaking broadcasting industry and the cable industry. over the years. ms. medina has garnered a well earned reputation for serving the latino community. she served on the board of the san francisco foundation, the latino community foundation, and on the commonwealth club of california. she has also served on the national association of broadcasters and the national academy of television arts and sciences among the many others. she s
officials in effect accused wikileaks and its source within the u.s. military of murder. >> the truth is, they might already have on their hands the blood of some young soldier or that of an afghan family. >> reporter: in what appears to be an attempt to build a criminal case against julian assange, the head of wikileaks, secretary gates asked the director of the f.b.i. to join the investigation. >> the battlefield consequences of the release of these documents are potentially severe and dangerous for our troops, our allies, and afghan partners. >> reporter: the documents reveal the names of afghans who provided intelligence to the u.s. their lives are now in danger. and their exposure will send a chill through anyone else thinking of helping >> will people whose lives are on the line trust us to keep their identity secret? >> reporter: the documents also provide a road map to the american military's tactics. this, for instance, is a moment-by-moment log of what u.s. troops did after specialist bowe bergdahl was captured by the taliban. the damage could get worse. >> it could be a substa
] >> richard holbrooke testified on capitol hill today. he was asked about u.s. spending in the region and chances for success. this hearing comes days after wikileaks posted thousands of classified military reports on the war in afghanistan. that hearing is next on c-span. after that, house intelligence and subcommittee chairs jane harman gives her take on the situation in afghanistan. later, the british defense secretary talks about operations in afghanistan. a house subcommittee will meet tomorrow to discuss ethics charges against congressman charlie rangel. he could face a trial before a panel in september. we will have live coverage at 1:00 p.m. eastern on c-span-3. >> c-span, our content is available on television, radio, and online. you can connect with us on twitter, facebook, and youtube and sign up for our scheduled alert e-mails @ >> the state department representative richard holbrooke testified about u.s. aid effort in afghanistan. we will hear from the u.s. aid administrator, as well. this house subcommittee hearing is about two hours. [gavel pounds] >> good m
this together. you guys now dominate the internet marketplace in the u.s. and in europe. is there anywhere else you maybe want to look to expand your operation? lew, let's go to asia. tapper: have you considered jaigunda? as the ambassador to the united states-- kaden: i was there just last week. tapper: we are a rapidly industrializing country. we have a population approaching a half a billion people; highly educated; 80 million internet users. that's more than anywhere except for the united states and china. and we are about to open our country to internet companies such as yours to come in and offer your services. - great market opportunity? - yes. - woman: but? - tapper: but-- ( all laughing ) as you know, we are not apologetic about preserving social harmony. anyone found to be encouraging civil disharmony is dealt with appropriately. so anyone who comes in to jaigunda has to sign a pledge promising that their business will practice self-regulation and business ethics. that sounds okay to you, right? well, i think we have to know more about what lies behind it, and what your specific rules
india build 57 new trainer jets. feel to this message. it comes after the leaking of u.s. documents that accused pakistan intelligence of hoping insurgents in afghanistan. >> india and pakistan have a very complicated relationship. with the prime minister of britain to make this a statement in india seems to suggest partiality. >> this is not the first time david cameron has indulged in plain talking on foreign soil. yesterday's description of gaza as a prison camp was frank, too. he is establishing his own reputation in britain as well. on the ground in delhi, it is clear that pakistan will be on the table on talks between the prime minister and his indian counterpart tomorrow. david cameron has shown he is not shy of trying to set the agenda. bbc news. >> 100 days since the deep water horizon rig exploded in the gulf of mexico and triggered the worst oil spill in american history. oil is now clearing from the surface of the ec faster than expected, according to experts. -- from the start se of starta -- from the surface of the sea. st8 b)people have been killed n roadside bomb. i
be arrested and deported even if they have children that are u.s. citizens. here's monday on this story. >> what do we want? >> justice. >> reporter: they're calling this a children's march for the estimated 4 million u.s. citizen children in this country who have had at least one parent deported of deportation. >> my parents are illegal immigrants and they're treated like criminals and that's not fair. they're only here to work hard and they've done it for 22 years and i don't see any reason why they should go to jail. >> reporter: no, it's not the state of arizona, but the federal government's immigration laws that are under attack here. >> nobody should be separated from their family. no children should be living away interest their parents. >> reporter: -- away from their parents. >> reporter: but that's what happened to eve gomez to just graduated. >> the best opportunity for me to succeed in life if i can stay here and complete my education in the u.s. >> reporter: both of his parents have been sent back to india. he's facing deportation next month. >> i'm following the law like a
in the u.s. is it global warming? >>> and, want to win? a sharp shooter takes on a carnival game at the state fair. >>> good evening. arizona's immigration law is on hold. the protests are not. emboldened by a judge's rebuke of that law yesterday, hundreds of opponents of the crackdown took to the streets today. but the state's unyielding governor stood by the law and filed an appeal. barbara pinto is in phoenix tonight. she's been there all day, in the middle of the stormy showdown. >> reporter: protestors descended on phoenix, despite a judge's ruling to delay enforcement of most of the state's new crackdown on illegal immigrants. demonstrations started at dawn, hundreds of protesters, dozens of arrests, tempering flaring. tensions are running high outside this jail, where protesters have gathered and it's turned into a standoff, police trying to push their way out of the building. demonstrations were loud, disruptive, but mostly peaceful. >> joe arpaio has picked the easy targets, the day laborers. let's go after the real criminals and stop wasting our money. >> reporter: this
troubles for the ranks of the u.s. army. we begin with our pentagon correspondent jim miklaszewski. good evening. >> reporter: good evening. the army promises to fix its mental health problems and put its soldiers first, but it's got a long way to go. as a specialist in the army jennifer crane was sent off to afghanistan. >> two weeks after we landed there, we were attacked for the first time. >> reporter: the war took a heavy personal toll. at home she got hooked on cocaine and ended up on the streets. >> unfortunately, didn't cope with anything very well. >> reporter: jennifer got the necessary counseling and is back on her feet, but a devastating new report from the army today reveals that after nine years of war, thousands of soldiers never survive their own personal battles. >> we have an army that's been fully engaged for almost nine years now. i don't think that we fully understand the toll that that's taken on the forces. >> reporter: the numbers are staggering. last year, more than 1,700 soldiers attempted suicide. 160 succeeded. the highest number in 30 years. and drug abuse is
the most controversial provisions in lot. u.s. district judge susan bolton issued a law that stops some of it from going into effect. that police stop or detain or arrest if there's a reasonable suspicion they're in the country illegally, a provision requiring immigrants to carry their papers at all times. and another that would make it a crime for undocumented workers to seek work in public places. in a statement, the justice department had said the court ruled correctly that a patchwork of state and local policies would seriously disrupt immigration enforcement and would ultimately be counterproductive. but arizona's governor jan brewer had a different perspective. >> i think it's important to remind everybody that today, absolutely, the federal government got relief from the courts to do their job. and that means now they've got this temporary injunction, they need step up, the feds do, and do the job that they have the responsibility to do for the people of america. and for the people of arizona. >> the specifics of the state's appeal of the ruling have not been announced but legal
>> susie: they're the foundation of the u.s. economy, but today a bill to boost lending to small businesses and increase hiring hit a wall in the senate. still, business owners say they need the help. >> i don't want to hire somebody and have to lay them off if work slows down. >> tom: we'll tell you what's holding her and others back from hiring. you're watching "nightly business report" for thursday, july 29. this is "nightly business report" with susie gharib and tom hudson. "nightly business report" is made possible by: this program is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by wpbt >> susie: good evening everyone, a big setback for small business tonight. senate republicans blocked a $30 billion plan to boost lending for the nation's small businesses. tom, president obama was counting on this bill to create jobs. >> tom: susie, the legislation also would have provided $12 billion dollars in tax breaks, but opponents argued it was just another expensive program packed with extra spending. >> susie: this impasse
rangel was a prosecutor for one year, give him credit for that, an assistant u.s. attorney himself, but let's not get started thoon point. it's possible but i don't think you're going to see criminal charges. i think what you're going to see is either a, he resolves this and survives or b, he doesn't resolve it and it goes badly. i don't see him, if everybody follows me, not resolving it and having it go well, because over your point that it's serious. bill: thank you doug for coming in today. former prosecutor from new york. also, e-mail me, follow me on twitter, you got a question, one line, that's all we need. keep it simple. arthel: you better watch out bill, there's something bad lurking in the waters off the coast of massachusetts. sharks, sighted off the coast of cape cod, a very popular spot for tourists and beach bums. >> i wouldn't go any deeper than like 10 feet personally, but with all the seals along there, you know they're going to eat them so why would you want to be near them. >> we want to know what's luring the sharks there. we're going to ask the experts in three
. nato forces have recovered the body i second u.s. sailor missing in afghanistan. 25-. newlove this again last friday. was last seen driving into taliban-controlled territory. search teams found the other body on sunday. boat sailors were counterinsurgency trainers, an italian spokesman says militants left the body for the u.s. forces to find. >> next on abc 7 news at noon. >> [inaudible] watching someone die or killing someone. >> speaking out from behind bars. chilling new revelations from the d.c. sniper. plus, another warning for toyota orders -- owners today. a massive recall to tell you about. and the president heads to the couch and makes television history. an hour storm watch continues into the afternoon. adam is back >> this is a rare look inside a crime spree that paralyzed the nation's capital. the only surviving d.c. sniper is speaking out in a rare interview. part of it aired this morning and "good morning america," and for the first time, we hear about other targets and other intended killers. >> in an exclusive interview with william shatner, the host of the new
those arrested for being here illegally. >> most of the immigrants in the u.s. have come here legally, so there is no reason. it them out the window, the provisions of the bill that would have required the police to check and immigration status of enforcing other laws, that immigrants carry their papers at all times. >> i have seen the tears and the devastation. down in front of the white house, hundreds of latino children gathered with their family and immigration advocates, including little 7- year-old deysi, whose question to the first lady months ago was heard around the country. just three years after a chicago resident's sister was killed in kuwait, his dad was arrested and jailed for being an undocumented worker. >> if they can take care of the birds and fish from the oil spill, don't punish our kids. >> arizona lawyers contend that the law was constitutionally sound. >> they need to step up and do the job that they have the responsibility to do. >> the federal judge gave arizona of leeway, agreeing to state has the right to deter unlawful entry. >>> 7 on your side with good ne
inclusion as a human right will increase global awareness. the u.s. state of arizona says it will appeal a judge's ruling blocking key parts of a new immigration law. the ruling bloc's several provisions including one requiring police to check the immigration status of suspected criminals if the author believes the person is not legally in the u.s. the law has sparked controversy for the past three months. president barack obama has criticized it as misguided, but polls show a broad majority of americans favor the legislation. pakistan has declared a national day of mourning for victims of a plane crash near islamabad. all 152 people on board were killed. the airbus was operated by air blue and was flying to the capital. it went down in the hills surrounding islamabad. >> friends and relatives of the passengers gathered at the airport in islamabad, and to sleep awaiting information on the fate of their loved ones. the message could hold good news or bad. >> my older brother was coming on this flight. we have no further information. his name is on the passenger list. >> the wreckage of th
and expertise in a range of industries. what can we do for you? >> and now "bbc world news." >> u.s. court ruling, a judge struck down parts of arizona as tough new emigration law just hours before it was due to come into court. britain's prime minister, david cameron, has a warning for neighboring pakistan. >> we cannot tolerate, in any sense, the idea that this country is allowed to look both ways and is able, in any way, to promote the export of terror. >> please find the bodies of eight newborn babies in the northern part of france. the parents are arrested. rescue workers tried to free 30,000 people trapped in northeast china. we will get the latest from our correspondent in beijing. welcome to bbc news, broadcasting to our viewers in the u.k. and around the world. it is a controversial law that has aroused passion and anger on both sides of the debate. now a federal judge in the united states has blocked parts of the tough new emigration bill passed by the state of arizona and due to come into force on thursday. legislators in arizona approve the measure in able in an attempt to stem
by using fraudulent material to obtain u.s. passports. the second time they have done so in two years. the government accountability office says that during the investigation the agents applied for seven passports and received three. more potential fallout from the wikileak data dump and gingrich has a warning of threats posed @ @ could switching to geico really save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance? does a former drill sergeant make a terrible therapist? patient: and that's why yellow makes me sad. i think. sarge: that's interesting. you know what makes me sad? you do! maybe we should chug on over to mambie pambie land where maybe we can find some self-confidence for you. ya jackwagon! tissue? crybaby. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. >> in international news, both of the u.s. navy sailors who disappeared last week in afghanistan have been confirmed dead. american and afghanistan officials say the two sailors' body have been recovered and nato has not said why he and the other sailor were on their own in such a dangerous area. the obama admin
. >> sreenivasan: afghan president hamid karzai complained today that u.s. and nato forces are not attacking taliban sanctuaries. he said, the "sources of funding and training of terrorism lie outside afghanistan"-- an apparent reference to pakistan. this week's huge leak of u.s. military documents depicted pakistan's spy agency collaborating with the taliban. karzai said the leaks have also jeopardized afghan informants. >> whether those individuals acted legitimately or illegitimately in providing information to the nato forces-- they are lives. and those lives will be in danger now. therefore, we consider that extremely irresponsible and an act that one cannot overlook. >> sreenivasan: in washington, defense secretary robert gates also criticized wikileaks for releasing 91,000 classified documents. he warned of severe consequences for u.s. troops and u.s. allies. >> it's amazing how much trust matters in relationships whether with governments or individuals around the world. it seems to me as a result of this massive breach of security we have considerable repair work to do in terms of re
's appeal. lawyers for the state's governor jan brewer have officially filed with the ninth u.s. circuit of appeals in san francisco as part of the fight for a tough new immigration law. that law that governor brewer officially says officially went into law after midnight but only after a federal judge blocked the vast majority of the most controversial elements like requiring police officers who were enforcing other laws to check the status of any suspected illegals. demonstrators gathered in the streets of phoenix today to show their opposition to the new immigration law. ♪ power to the people ♪ no one is illegal. >> shepard: place say officers in riot gear arrested dozens of people. as far as we could tell, things were relatively peaceful with no violence reported. >> another indication of how emotionally and politically charged this issue is as we await word on the appeal. casey stegall on fox top story live tonight in the valley of the sun. when do we expect some action on the state's new file, casey? >> shep it, may be an expedited appeal. it is still very long and the process
and 1860, 5 million immigrants came to the u.s. in 1862, the homestead act encouraged naturalizing by giving citizens title to 160 acres of land. in 1940 the alien registration act called for immigrants to get registered and fingerprinted. in 19 in52, the immigration and naturalization act pulled multiple immigration laws together under one law. >>> a developing story now from afghanistan. a senior military official says u.s. forces have found the body of the second sailor who has been missing. they have identified him as 25-year-old petty officer third class justin newlove. now, he disappeared with 30-year-old justin mcneely last friday near kabul. soldiers found mcneely dead earlier this week. the taliban claimed it killed the first sailor and had kidnapped the second one during a fire fight. nato officials have not said why the two service members were in such a dangerous part of eastern afghanistan in the first place. >>> new this morning as well, we have fresh information on a terrifying bear attack in a busy campground near yellowstone national park. one person was killed, tw
shows us what it is like to be an immigrant working in the u.s. picking grapes in a hot desert field. that job no americans are doing. >>> old court battle gets new life in spain. arrest warrants issued for three u.s. soldiers. they are wanted in the death of a spanish cameraman killed in iraq by u.s. tank fire in 2003. al goodman is in madrid to give tuesday latest. tell, al, walk us through the story. >> reporter: this goes back to 2003. the iraq war, american troops are taking baghdad and a sum tank opens fire on the palestine hotel, very large structure, a lot of international journalists including a spanish tv cameraman who was mortally wounded by the tank round from the u.s. tank and reuters tv camera man. since then, his family, cameraman's family, having trying to bring who they say the perpetrators to justice. they named three u.s. soldiers. this has been a long running court battle. it has been open and closed and opened and now closed and now open again with these arrest warrants by the same judge who indicted these three soldiers a few years you a go and then a lot of leg
-- and talk with him about what they can do to get u.s. business. mcdonough: i think we need to protect the good name of our company in the eyes of a responsible, sensible investor like nell, because if we endanger the good name of the company, that's a cost that we simply cannot afford. smith: but i'd like-- but there's a risk here, because the n.g.o. movement tends to have - a certain belief that we can make the-- - atkins: guilty before proven. that's right. guilty before proven. and that's why transparency is so important. but it's important to realize you don't show run and opall your competitors and the outside world your decision process. you do that with sound advisors, with good fact-finding. but you don't transparently disgorge every decision you do. tapper: the decision has been made to go oject, and casablanca has decided that they're actually going to invest more money and make it so that the novastani workers, the subcontractors, are abiding not only by the strict regulations of the novastani government, but also a little bit more, a little bit more than is actually done.
the names of afghan nationals who have been helping u.s. forces? >> i'm deeply troubled at the release of this kind of information. that it's supposed to be protected. i'm a member of the intelligence committee and i know how important it is. but that doesn'tç change the ft that the information coming out reinforces that this afghanistan policy is a mistake. that we haven't learned the lesson on 2001. which is that al qaeda is an organization around the world going after us, getting stuck in a ground war that is basically similar to ground wars over the centuries is really a foolish policy and i'm very unhappy that this material came out, but it does reinforce the view that i've had for a long time about our afghanistan policy. >> and today there was a hearing that claire mccaskill held on this outrage, really, at arlington. is there anything that the senate can do about better oversight of the military and of the way arlington is administered? >> i'm certain that we can do much more. we should take a very serious look at this, investigate, and act on it. because our troops that have
up the appeals process. we're told that peel expected to happen later today. remember yesterday, a u.s. judge ruled that sections of the law should be put on hold until the courts have a chance to go over it. that includes the parts that would require police officers to check immigration status while enforcing other laws but the judge upheld parts of it. >> casey stegall is live in the valley of the sun. the state expected to file an appeal today, right? >> that's right. in fact we're hearing from the governor's office that that could come in a matter of hours. but the specific time, the actual paperwork, will be filed is still unclear. it is only about noon here on the west coast still. an expedited appeal is what we're talking about. filed with the 9th circuit court of appeals in california. the process would usually a take four weeks but because this will be expedited, we're hearing from the attorneys within the for's office it would only take two weeks. keep in mind the 9th circuit is relatively liberal and for brewer said if she doesn't get the the outcome she hopes for, they'll t
of the second u.s. sailor missing in afghanistan has now recovered. they have found the body of petty officer jared newlow. h . >>> nine years into the war in afghanistan, vice president joe biden is defending america's strategic need to end that war. >> we're in afghanistan forç o express purpose, al qaeda. the threat to the united states, al qaeda, that exists in those mountains between afghanistan and pakistan. we are not there to nation build. we're not out there deciding we're going to turn this into a jeffersonian dock si. we're not there for ten years, wes are there to defeat al qaeda which is a clear and present danger to the united states operating out of that area. >> the vice president went on to say that the u.s. is inflicting significant damage to al qaeda in pakistan as well as in afghanistan. >>> new today, new jersey senator robert menendez is pushing ahead with plans for a hearing on the release of pan am flight 103 bomber megrahi. senator menendez says it was postponed by stonewalling by british and scottish officials who refused to testify. last august scotland released t
controversial immigration law goes into effect, a u.s. district judge has issued a ruling, applauded by the obama administration temporarily blocking the most contentious provision of the new law. arizona governor jan brewer, who signed the law in april, said the preliminary injunction will be appealed. >> it's a little bump in the road. we knew one side or the other was going to appeal. this begins the process. >> reporter: in her decision, judge sue soon bolton blocked a decision allowing local police officers to check the immigration status for those whom they have stopped. the u.s. justice department responded in a statement saying -- [ no audio ] >> reporter: "to seriously disrupt federal immigration enforcement." arizona attorney general terry goddard who opposed the law says wednesday's decision puts more pressure on the federal government. >> it seems to me that the federal government has an obligation to fix our broken immigration system. >> reporter: the rest of the immigration law goes into effect on thursday. in washington, i'm samantha hayes. >> and today's de
discriminatory against hispanic americans. the u.s. government did go there. they went the route of saying this is a violation of federal responsibility for this, and they won. so you always want to win when you file a lawsuit. the question is will that benefit the obama administration, and i think that's a much more open question. >> terry, back to the hot seat. judge bolton wrote in her decision requiring arizona law enforcement officials and agencies to determine the immigration status of every person who is arrested. burdens lawfully present ail lines because their liberty will be restricted while their status is checked. is the judge correct in your view in that statement? >> the judge assumed an awful lot of additional activity, a tremendous amount of additional activity because of 1070 and that's something we in law enforcement have been concerned about. the law was, let's say, vague or imprecise in the way it commanded law enforcement. there's a statement that says anyone who is arrested must have their immigration checked. the judge said very definitively in her opinion means that
at the u.s. patent and trade office, or uspto, represents the great it's the country has to offer in terms of new ideas and new technologies. they contain any number of breakthroughs that help propel our economy out of the recession, expand small business and create new jobs. they could be the key to helping our nation maintain its technological edge globally. patent activity among our biggest competitors like china, india, and south korea have shown exponential growth but this bill is one step from providing uspto the resources necessary to keep pace with the flow of innovation and ensure american businesses and workers can compete globally. it is set with the reduction of spending -- it is justify set with the reduction in spending in the census bureau. we need to make sure the uspto can hire necessary patent examiners, install up to date patent technology and make other changes necessary to get at this backlog. this is an issue of critical importance for our economy and the job market. i encourage my colleagues to join me in supporting this common sense and paid for legislation. i know
here fears the the there are u.s. citizens. tonight they are relieved. >> i was worth pursuing that i would get it stopped and asked where my documentation was ended by which is centered jellified forgot my identification. but the police who you look to for help would do that. >> the governor still in a crackdown on illegal immigration. >> they need to step into the job that they have the responsibility to do for the people of america and arizona. >> as a rally in san francisco, the demand was for immigration reform. the ruling settled nothing. state officials here about a quick appeal. >> there is another law in the limelight. it has racial implications. congress has changed a 25 year old law that says extreme differences between senses for crack cocaine and powder cocaine convictions but the it put a person convicted of crack cocaine for the same think the time as someone who had 100 times that same amount of powder cocaine. from the 80% of those convicted of crack cocaine are african- american. it has sent thousands american -- of african-americans to jail while -- new information
for you. >> oh, my. >> who was the u.s. attorney who prosecuted dan rostenkowski? >> i'm drawing a blank. >> eric holder. >> there you go. >> it all comes full circle. >> attorney general. >> thank you, gloria. appreciate it. >> sure. >> it's been a tense day in arizona as parts of the new immigration law take effect now. our law enforcement officers are prepared for all of this. i'm going to ask the county sheriff, one of the most vocal supporters of the immigration crackdown. plus, we knew that a lot of graves at arlington national cemetery may have been mishandled, but the new number being thrown out is pretty astounding. and it now looks like the controversy that led to shirley sherrod's forced resignation will now wind up in court. when i grow up, i'm going to own my own restaurant. i want to be a volunteer firefighter. i'm going to go there. [ female announcer ] at aarp we believe you're never done growing. i want to fall in love again. [ female announcer ] discover the best of what's next at it's safe to say that these are not the kinds of images arizona's tourism board
into jail or anyone lacking a valid u.s. id. under the new law, the immigration status of anyone who is arrested must be determined before they are released. what the back to school season means for retailers and investors. but first, tim mulholland of china america tells us whether the stock market needs a dose of reality. that's coming up next. @@@@ and let's take another look at headlines this week with tim mulholland of china america capital. tim, let's talk gdp growth. on friday, we're expecting a second quarter forecast of 2 1/2 for an annual growth rate. and depending on if we hit or miss that number, how do you see that impacting the markets? well i think what's gonna happen is these estimates and numbers have been coming out lower, then we were revised lower for quarter 1 gdp. the same thing will probably happen for quarter 2. but going forward what we will be looking at is the employment picture of the u.s.. the fact that inventories have been restocked and there's a debate right now whether these inventories now are going to be able to do anything more in the second half.
throughout the area. >> 87 people arrested in virginia and d.c., agents are u.s. immigration and customs enforcement went after illegal immigrants who have prior convictions on a variety of crimes. the immigrants come from several different countries, most will be deported. >>> a house fire in oxen hill this afternoon minutes after power was restored there. that home had lost electricity in sunday's storms. two firefighters were injured fighting the flames today with minor burns. one firefighter went to the hospital suffering from exhaustion. seven adults and three kids who live in the house are having to stay elsewhere. >>> coal mining will resume in that west virginia mine where 29 people died in an explosion in april. they will build a new entrance. investigators are still looking into what caused the explosion. >>> remember that former aol executive accused of recording party goers in his pool house? he was sentenced today. you think a public restroom toilet handle would be dirtier than your cell phone. not according to a new study. >>> another woman gaining internet fame for her arr
judge has the least temporarily pull the teeth out of the law. the u.s. justice apart as challenge the law singer would lead to racial profiling. arizona gov. reacting to today's decision by a federal judge demonstrators gathered outside the courthouse. it was close to the public because of the emotion surrounding the case. judge: temporarily blocked enforcement of the most controversial provisions of arizona senate bill 1073 she said no nation status wall in forcing other laws. note to require non-citizens to have immigration papers with them all times. >> i raised this law and apartheid law. >> those provisions would lead to racial profiling. governor brown or and supporters of the law sid's vital to protecting the state's legal residents. >> we are being invaded by a legal immigration in the state of arizona. >> a new cnn poll say most americans agree with her. 55 percent said they approve of the law of the same time 54 percent say they think best we can 70 will be to greater discrimination against hispanics. look at this what us whether not think the law will lecture reduce ill
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 171 (some duplicates have been removed)